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Infographic tells the story behind the world's most iconic shoes

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Christian Louboutin's red soles, Converse's All Stars sneakers and Hunter's boots have become everyday icons. Meanwhile, we couldn't walk down the street without seeing a woman strolling in ballet slippers or brogues. Other shoes have become world famous from the small screen such as the Mary-Janes worn by Cher Horowitz's in Clueless or through popstars such as the Japanese platform shoes Emma Bunton who wore in the Wannabe music video.

Marilyn Monroe once said, "Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world" but judging by the list above, shoes have done a pretty good job at conquering the world themselves and now a new infographic has collated these stories.

The graphic map created exclusively for Stylist.co.uk by Fitflop charts the fascinating history and origins of some of the most well-known brands and silhouettes we know today. Take the tour by clicking on a link below.

Main image: Christian Louboutin

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